|Individual Placement Description|
|Hospital(s)||Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh|
|Main Duties of Placement||
Mostly on-call, carrying admission bleep and discussing/assessing referrals from A&E/GPs/ward doctors. Also occasional O/P clinics and theatre when possible.
|Typical Work Pattern||
Largely on-call/nights i.e. 12 hour shifts interspersed with 8-5 in St Johns Hospital.
Presenting at M&M.
On-the-job learning from carrying the bleep.
No scheduled surgical teaching and can be hard to get to generic FY2 teaching.
|Unique Selling Points||
Being responsible for carrying the admission bleep means close interaction with your team and good opportunities to follow patients from the admission to theatre. Great job if you are interested in surgery as a career.
|It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.|